When I first came to this country in 1955 as a young boy, one of my first impressions was that many parents would give their children a small weekly allowance, e.g., 50 cents or a dollar. Usually this was given on Friday evening after the parents received their paychecks. I observed that most of the [...]
Archive for April 2010
Three Major Components of Taiji Practice There are three major components of Taiji practice: Forms, Push Hands, and Meditation. Everyone who has ever practiced Taiji knows about and has practiced the Forms component, i.e., engaging the body in various sets of prescribed movements, and depending on the level of practice, perhaps integrating with breathing techniques. [...]
Recently during the period for completing the U.S.’s official 2010 Census form, there was a very cleverly disguised campaign that on the surface seemed to be a campaign to improve the rights of Chinese Americans who came to the U.S. from Taiwan. In actuality, it was a campaign for Taiwan independence.